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Elaine W. Yu, MD, MMSc


Elaine W. Yu, MD, MMSc, is associate professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School, a board-certified endocrinologist in the endocrine unit of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and director of the MGH bone density center. She is an NIH-funded academic clinical investigator with research focusing on osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, and she has been named as Chen Institute MGH Research Scholar 2023–2028.

Dr. Yu has been honored as a Fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), serves as chair of the ASBMR professional practice committee, and has held multiple roles within the Endocrine Society. Dr. Yu’s passion is to advance a bone and metabolism research program focused on rigorous scientific principles and team science, and to promote clinical excellence in osteoporosis care.

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